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Joining forces to drive forward the digitization of industry

Our openness, collaboration and focus on customer value clearly differentiate us from similar initiatives. The bigger and stronger the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance becomes, the more successfully we can master the major challenges of Industry 4.0 together.

Our approach not only enables our members to actively advance the fourth industrial revolution. Rather, we offer them the opportunity to leverage new synergies and accelerate their business growth. What's more, by collaborating with like-minded companies in the industry, members can effectively drive and simplify digitization for operators and their customers. A true win-win situation.

Become part of our management team with your role as Technical Director and set the course with us for the continued successful positioning of OI4 in the Industry 4.0 market.

Carry our technology vision into the Industry 4.0 world with us, the OI4 leadership team and the OI4 board!

Your profile

- You have successfully completed a university degree, ideally in the field of computer science or business informatics, a degree with an IT focus or a comparable course of study, or you have the corresponding education and/or further training.

- You bring in-depth knowledge in the environment of digitalization and IT/IIoT, ideally with leadership and development experience from the industrial and mechanical engineering sectors.

- You demonstrate many years of professional experience in a comparable position; preferably in an industrial company and with a focus on IT, IIoT, automation and digitalization.

- You have a proven track record as a manager (m/f/d) in digitalization

- Leading interdisciplinary organizations, at best your own group experience and working in associations with a technical background are not foreign to you and are part of your tasks today.

- Your leadership style is reflected in your enthusiastic and highly motivated partners and member companies.

- Member and customer satisfaction are important motivational goals of your actions.

- You are a team player and are not satisfied with achieving goals alone.

- Routine and professional interaction with C-Levels, executive managers of member companies as well as strategic customers comes easily to you.

- Processes and working methods in the environment of agile teams are familiar to you.

- On a personal level, you are characterized by an authentic, down-to-earth demeanor combined with a pragmatic, strategic and goal-oriented way of working.

- You live out your passion for digitalization.

- Persuasiveness, negotiating skills and assertiveness coupled with diplomatic tact round off your profile.

- Your linguistic talent and very good communication skills are reflected in your excellent German language skills. English language skills are mandatory.

Your tasks

- Operational management of all technology-related teams and working groups with direct reporting to the Managing Director of the company

- Coordination and management as well as further development of the technical working groups and roadmaps including assigned staff from the existing service organization

- Management of technical developments and communication activities in these areas of the business

- Overall responsibility for the OI4 reference architecture and associated white papers

- Development of further whitepapers along the OI4 technology stack as well as continuous revision of existing whitepapers

- Consolidation of market requirements and use cases from the industry related working groups

- Leading the technical working groups in the further development and prioritization of the technical roadmaps

- Collaborating on the conception and content design of technically relevant content with our creative teams as well as independently and actively communicating relevant content in existing OI4 social media accounts (supported by service organization)

- Support in the implementation of the internationalization of Allianz

- Travel activity to the extent of approx. 30% of the working time

We offer

- A very interesting, varied and independent job with a broad range of tasks and a lot of creative freedom

- Flexible structures, exciting projects and a good team in which you can profitably contribute your knowledge and wealth of experience

- A network of leading and successful industrial and software companies and their managers

- An attractive compensation package, including home office and reimbursement of all business travel expenses as well as co-office locations with leading German and international companies


If you see a long-term professional challenge in the management and further development of a young and ambitious alliance with innovative member companies and if loyalty, the ability to work in a team as well as entrepreneurial thinking and acting are among your strong characteristics, then please send your complete application documents together with your salary requirements, earliest possible starting date and reference number (TD-OI4-2) by e-mail to

Or directly to the management and the board of directors by mail to

Ekrem Yigitdöl - (Managing Director OI4) and / or

Nils Herzberg - (Speaker of the board OI4)